The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 590 585 618
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 298 278 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 241 264 229
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102846 96260 106803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84986 80904 92409
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East 0 86 £22,500 -4.25% 20
London -23 65 £27,250 -9.16% 11
East of England +9 47 £26,000 +8.33% 5
South West -18 40 £27,500 +20.87% 5
North West +2 21 £24,000 -4.00% 6
Yorkshire -21 21 £24,345 +28.13% 3
East Midlands -12 9 £22,500 -8.16% 3
West Midlands -15 8 £19,499 -37.10% 6
North East - 1 £29,000 - 1
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 453 (69.05%) Windows
2 355 (54.12%) Microsoft
3 253 (38.57%) Active Directory
4 227 (34.60%) MS Office
5 196 (29.88%) Windows 7
6 184 (28.05%) MS Excel
7 178 (27.13%) MS Exchange
8 176 (26.83%) VMware
9 165 (25.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 122 (18.60%) Citrix
11 116 (17.68%) TCP/IP
12 113 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 107 (16.31%) Windows XP
14 106 (16.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 96 (14.63%) DNS
16 95 (14.48%) ITIL
17 94 (14.33%) Cisco
18 87 (13.26%) SQL
19 86 (13.11%) Finance
20 85 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
21 82 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 80 (12.20%) Degree
23 76 (11.59%) Windows 8
24 75 (11.43%) Firewall
25 69 (10.52%) SQL Server
25 69 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2010
26 66 (10.06%) VPN
27 60 (9.15%) DHCP
28 58 (8.84%) Linux
29 51 (7.77%) Hyper-V

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 178 (27.13%) MS Exchange
2 69 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.59%) IIS
7 13 (1.98%) IBM Notes
8 12 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.52%) Lync
10 7 (1.07%) Apache
11 6 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.76%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.76%) JOnAS
12 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.30%) Confluence
14 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 227 (34.60%) MS Office
2 184 (28.05%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.46%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.30%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.30%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.15%) Agresso
5 1 (0.15%) assyst
5 1 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.81%) Office 365
2 4 (0.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 116 (17.68%) TCP/IP
2 96 (14.63%) DNS
3 75 (11.43%) Firewall
4 66 (10.06%) VPN
5 60 (9.15%) DHCP
6 39 (5.95%) Internet
7 35 (5.34%) LAN
7 35 (5.34%) WAN
8 28 (4.27%) VoIP
9 25 (3.81%) SAN
10 22 (3.35%) VLAN
11 15 (2.29%) IP Telephony
12 12 (1.83%) Ethernet
13 11 (1.68%) Wireless
14 10 (1.52%) ADSL
14 10 (1.52%) Broadband
15 9 (1.37%) SMTP
16 7 (1.07%) LDAP
16 7 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.07%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.07%) MySQL
5 6 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.76%) MS Access
7 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.07%) JIRA
2 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.30%) CruiseControl
2 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.30%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 86 (13.11%) Finance
2 33 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.13%) Retail
5 12 (1.83%) French Language
6 10 (1.52%) German Language
7 9 (1.37%) Advertising
8 8 (1.22%) Local Government
8 8 (1.22%) Marketing
9 7 (1.07%) Legal
9 7 (1.07%) Banking
10 6 (0.91%) Back Office
11 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.76%) Front Office
11 5 (0.76%) Law
11 5 (0.76%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.61%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.61%) Electronics
13 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.90%) .NET
2 14 (2.13%) HTML
3 8 (1.22%) XML
4 7 (1.07%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.07%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.46%) WCF
5 3 (0.46%) WF
5 3 (0.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (0.46%) COM
5 3 (0.46%) XSL
5 3 (0.46%) Web Services
6 2 (0.30%) CSS
6 2 (0.30%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.30%) Middleware
6 2 (0.30%) HTML5
7 1 (0.15%) jQuery
7 1 (0.15%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.86%) Blackberry
2 26 (3.96%) iPhone
3 16 (2.44%) Kindle
4 15 (2.29%) iPad
5 11 (1.68%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.22%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.22%) Clustering
7 8 (1.22%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.07%) PDA
9 6 (0.91%) Replication
10 5 (0.76%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.61%) VLE
11 4 (0.61%) EPoS
11 4 (0.61%) New Media
12 3 (0.46%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.46%) Chip and PIN
12 3 (0.46%) NHS
12 3 (0.46%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 453 (69.05%) Windows
2 196 (29.88%) Windows 7
3 165 (25.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (16.31%) Windows XP
5 106 (16.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 82 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (11.59%) Windows 8
8 58 (8.84%) Linux
9 29 (4.42%) Mac OS X
10 24 (3.66%) UNIX
11 17 (2.59%) Windows Vista
12 12 (1.83%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (1.68%) Mac OS
13 11 (1.68%) Android
14 8 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.07%) Solaris
15 7 (1.07%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.91%) CentOS
17 4 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.48%) ITIL
2 45 (6.86%) Service Delivery
3 21 (3.20%) CRM
4 20 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (2.74%) Service Management
6 17 (2.59%) Time Management
7 14 (2.13%) Incident Management
8 11 (1.68%) ERP
9 10 (1.52%) Asset Management
10 9 (1.37%) E-Commerce
10 9 (1.37%) Project Management
11 7 (1.07%) Network Management
11 7 (1.07%) Load Balancing
11 7 (1.07%) Software Deployment
12 6 (0.91%) Software Testing
12 6 (0.91%) Problem Management
12 6 (0.91%) Data Protection
12 6 (0.91%) Configuration Management
12 6 (0.91%) ETL
12 6 (0.91%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 87 (13.26%) SQL
2 17 (2.59%) C#
3 9 (1.37%) Perl
3 9 (1.37%) PHP
3 9 (1.37%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.22%) Java
4 8 (1.22%) VBA
4 8 (1.22%) Python
5 7 (1.07%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.07%) C
5 7 (1.07%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.07%) VB
6 6 (0.91%) VBScript
6 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.91%) VB6
7 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (12.20%) Degree
3 43 (6.55%) MCP
4 41 (6.25%) MCSE
5 37 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (4.88%) CCNA
7 19 (2.90%) MCITP
8 18 (2.74%) MCSA
9 14 (2.13%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.98%) HND
11 11 (1.68%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.37%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.61%) MCDST
15 4 (0.61%) NVQ Level 3
16 3 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
16 3 (0.46%) CCA
16 3 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
17 2 (0.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.55%) SLA
2 25 (3.81%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.22%) QA
4 3 (0.46%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 253 (38.57%) Active Directory
2 113 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (7.77%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.57%) XenApp
5 17 (2.59%) vSphere
6 16 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.98%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.37%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.07%) XenServer
10 6 (0.91%) Xen
10 6 (0.91%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.30%) Samba
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (3.20%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.29%) SCCM
3 8 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.76%) WSUS
5 4 (0.61%) Nagios
6 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.46%) OpenView
6 3 (0.46%) SCOM
7 2 (0.30%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.30%) Plesk
7 2 (0.30%) Control-M
7 2 (0.30%) Foglight
8 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 355 (54.12%) Microsoft
2 176 (26.83%) VMware
3 122 (18.60%) Citrix
4 94 (14.33%) Cisco
5 43 (6.55%) Apple
6 39 (5.95%) HP
7 24 (3.66%) Dell
8 22 (3.35%) EMC
9 19 (2.90%) Oracle
10 18 (2.74%) Symantec
11 14 (2.13%) DataCore
12 13 (1.98%) Lotus
13 12 (1.83%) Avaya
14 11 (1.68%) IBM
14 11 (1.68%) Sage
15 10 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (1.37%) Remedy
16 9 (1.37%) McAfee
16 9 (1.37%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.07%) FactSet
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Includes Car/Allowance+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £0
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £28750 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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Croydon, Surrey
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
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